International Water Association

New urban network and research hub unveiled

A consortium of 14 academic institutions and key partners across the US aims to address the challenges that threaten urban water systems by forming...

Tanzania: Arusha city receives boost to sanitation network

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a loan of US$211 million to help address the urgent need for improved water and sanitation...

United States: California water use drops 31.3 percent

Despite continued hot conditions, Californians surpassed June’s conservation rate and reduced water use by 31.3 percent during July, exceeding the Governor’s 25 percent mandate...

United States: Grants offered to reduce storm water runoff

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has opened a grant programme to control urban storm water and improve local water quality. Municipalities, including...

Namibia: Windhoek expands water re-use plants

To serve increasing water demand and to comply with strict regulations on technology and security, the City of Windhoek will expand and modernise its...

India: Cleanest city rankings released

The first rankings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 100 Cleanest Cities, or Swachh Bharat, in India revealed the top city to be Mysore. The...

United States: Big Sky, Montana wins tap water prize

The American Water Works Association has named Big Sky, Montana, as the winner of the ‘best of the best’ tap water taste test. Second...

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Fouling and scaling in seawater reverse osmosis desalination

Desalination of seawater with reverse osmosis has grown rapidly. Sergio Salinas looks at tools to address the ongoing challenge of membrane fouling.   Water use has...

NEWS

Banks provide update on SDG contributions

The first joint report on the contributions of the 11 multilateral development banks (MDBs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been released, emphasising...